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A March Against Domestic Violence, Child Abuse

A March Against Domestic Violence, Child Abuse

Knights of the Order of St. Mulumba, Lagos Metropolitan Council, recently staged a sensitisation march against the menace of domestic violence, child abuse, abortion, terrorism, kidnapping and other vices. From the moment of conception, through to the development of the embryo to fetus, the formation of the body parts, up to the ninth month when […]

UNICEF To Mop Up Over 500,000 Out-of-School Children In Four Northern Nigerian States

UNICEF To Mop Up Over 500,000 Out-of-School Children In Four Northern Nigerian States

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says it is targeting over 501,749 out-of-school children in four northern Nigerian states in its Educate A Child (EAC) programme. The organisation disclosed this at a two-day media dialogue on Cash Transfers for Improvement of Girls’ Enrolment in Schools on Monday in Kebbi State. The EAC was introduced as […]

Honour Your Parents

Honour Your Parents

God has placed honour upon our parents. Gen 20:12,  Deut 5:16, Mat 5:14. It is an emphatic  instruction, whenever you see people struggling in life, one of the root causes of such struggle is dishonour. Dishonour will bring a person into pain, your parents deserve your honour not because they have earned it but because […]

Ramaphosa Launches Sexual Offences Court To Protect Women And Children

Ramaphosa Launches Sexual Offences Court To Protect Women And Children

South Africa’s 84th Sexual Offences Court was launched on Thursday when President Cyril Ramaphosa signed the declaration against gender-based violence and femicide (GBVF) which aims to put an end to the growing scourge. “It is indeed my honour and privilege to be here during Human Rights Month to fulfil the promise to the people of […]

Nearly Half Of Cyclone Idai’s Victims Are Children

Nearly Half Of Cyclone Idai’s Victims Are Children

The U.N. children’s fund reports nearly half of the 1.7 million people affected by Cyclone Idai in southern Africa are children. The official number of deaths across the region has now risen to over 700. But this figure is expected to increase once the waters have receded and the bodies of those who have drowned […]

Five Pupils Feared Dead As School Building Collapses In Lagos

Five Pupils Feared Dead As School Building Collapses In Lagos

At least eight people have been killed after a three-story school building collapsed in a densely populated area of Lagos. Thirty-seven people have been rescued from the rubble, but dozens are feared trapped. Emergency crews are scrambling to rescue dozens of schoolchildren trapped under debris after a three-story building collapsed in Nigeria’s commercial capital, Lagos, […]

LOUD WHISPERS : There Are No Strangers Here

LOUD WHISPERS : There Are No Strangers Here

Brenda staggered through the streets, her eyes smarting from the smoke of the vehicles and tyres burning around her. The sounds were so loud and piercing, after a while, she did not hear them anymore. ‘Maybe this is what the end of the world feels like’ she thought as she was shoved by a screaming […]

Somalia, UN Agency Launch Major Nutrition Survey For Children, Women

Somalia, UN Agency Launch Major Nutrition Survey For Children, Women

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and Somali health ministry on Wednesday launched the first major nutrition survey in the country since 2009. Both the ministry and UNICEF said in a joint statement issued in Mogadishu that the Somali National Micronutrient Survey will be carried out in the next four months. Fawziya Abikar, minister of […]

Solar-Powered School Bags Changing Cote d’Ivoire’s Education

Solar-Powered School Bags Changing Cote d’Ivoire’s Education

Evariste Akoumian, a 37-year-old Ivorian, invented the “Solarpak”, a schoolbag with a solar panel and a lamp, to improve the education of young schoolchildren from rural, non-electrified areas. Using the lamp, children can now comfortably study after dark. Trained lawyer and former computer retailer turned tech-entrepreneur, Evariste Akoumian made note of the lack of electricity […]

This Counselling Session With Madam K : Our House Is Too Hot For Me

This Counselling Session With Madam K : Our House Is Too Hot For Me

Welcome to the counselling room with Madam K. As usual, we will read stories from survivors, people who have been through the odds and have stood against the odds. I am sharing these stories to awaken us, to make us know that people are going through a lot of inhumane treatment. I was in the […]

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